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perez. sunday night first responders from our area head to puerto rico to help raise much needed supplies >> a puppy is found abandoned along a busy road in south philadelphia. the big story is the arrest of man who police say tried to run down a sheriff's deputy in south philadelphia last night. >> and he did so with a missing 14-year-old inside his car. action news reporter bob brooks has the story. >> reporter: we tell neighbors what happened here and their south philadelphia neighborhood they're stunned. >> i don't even know hows at the word. i'm in shock. >> i don't understand that to be total honest with you. >> reporter: police say it's where a 32-year-old man was found in his car with him a missing 14-year-old girl. >> i believe he should be locked up. >> reporter: police also say that same man attacked a philadelphia sheriff's deputy the weapon he used his car. it happened last night around 11:30 at the intersection of seventh and bigler, according to the police report, two sheriff's deputies were working on a task
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force to locate a runway 14-year-old girl. they spotted her with the suspect the at the intersection in his car. the deputies tried to get him to cooperate. instead they say he hit the gas and one of them. police say after harley hit the deputy he took off to johnson street and sure enough that's where they would find his white pontiac grand prix. after the impact. the side view mirror fell off. the deputy was knocked to the ground. luckily no one was seriously injured, that includes the 14-year-old. harley would be caught soon after >> the man is no good. he deserves whatever he gets. >> reporter: again the suspect's name, devon harley faces aggravated assault charges, bob brooks, channel 6 action news. a 47-year-old man is hospitalized after he says he was shot trying to stop a woman from being robbed. police say the victim was shot in the chest at about 5:30 this morning at emerald and atlantic in kensington. afterwards he crashed his car into a parked car on frankford avenue.
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taken to temple hospital where he remains in stable condition tonight. so far no arrest have been made after a man was shot twice in the back. it happened in the germantown section of philadelphia. police say the victim was shot before 1:00 this morning along the unit block west sharp neck street. the victim was taken to einstein where he's expected to survive. so far no information about a motive and no arrests frightening moments in south philadelphia, a dog was spotted along a busy stretch of road a little too close do traffic. annie mccormick is live at the scene with the details annie? >> reporter: sarah, this hour police are not able to confirm how this dog got there. of the it was right here on this legend that that dog was discovered right underneath 76. you can see the busy interstate. these are pictures sent in by viewers that were concerned and called police when they saw the dog scare and anxious in the corner over there. we're told that the delaware
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river port authority police did respond and also, philadelphia police as well. the delaware river port authority police were able to get the dog to safety. now, at this hour, philadelphia police saying the dog was returned to its owners and is safe at this hour again though, they are thankful to the people who did call that were concerned to get the dog to safety. reporting live in south philadelphia. annie mccormick channel 6. philadelphia schools closed last week because of mold will rail closed tomorrow, the john w kelly elementary school will be closed to students and staff. mold found last week apparently caused by hvac issues. the work is continuing but not done. staff should continue to report to the hill freedman world academy on mt. pleasant avenue. >> army corp of engineers
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creatoed with more companies hoping to speed up the process. 85% of homes and businesses remain without power. the governor wants to have 95% on the grid by mid december. this morning, four members of the philadelphia sheriff office left for the island taking aid and supplies to help with the recovery efforts. all have families there. >> thanks for your continuing support. we'll need your support: 21 days we'll be spending in puerto rico >> the law enforcement network has been stretched thin special since many lost their homes to hurricane maria. the church has been busy collecting donations. spent last two weeks collecting supplies, everything from toilet tea to water and canned food, several church members will soon travel to the island to deliver those items personally. turning to accu weather, it
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was fairly a warm day mid october. not the 80 degrees temperatures we were hoping for. meteorologist melissa magee is here now with a look at what we can expect for the work week ahead. cooler, melissa >> changes up ahead starting as early as tomorrow but as you mentioned today we were stuck in the gray and the cloud cover because we certainly didn't have enough sunshine to get our temperatures where we were expecting them to be. and yesterday, philadelphia with a high temperature of 73, today's high 72. still above the average high for this time of year, 67. outside tonight, it's 71 in philadelphia, 61 in the poconos. 69 in allentown at the coast in cape may, 72, down in dover, we're coming in at 73. here's satellite 6 along with action radar starting to see the clouds spin out across the delaware and lehigh valley. we had a south westerly wind but not much of the southerly wind to scour out the cloud covers and lower levels of the atmosphere but we'll widen out
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the picture. there's a cold front stretched out from new england back through portions of the great lakes and the ohio valley. this will work its way to the south and east. as we go throughout the rest of tonight. with that comes changes. few showers on the way for rest of tonight's it gets cooler on monday with a bit of a frost feel overhead and it's sunny and dry stretch, we got the details coming up with the exclusive accu-weather forecast. sarah. officials in northern california say conditions are gradually improving. and firefighters are beginning to get the upper hand on more than a dozen wildfires. winds are expected to diminish during the evening hours but will remain warm and dry several days. containment numbers on all the major fires are up. residents in the hardest hit areas beginning to come home, firefighters warn certain neighborhoods are still incredibly dangerous >> we understand the desire to get back everyone wants to be at home. unfortunately, there are conditions that are out here that still do not allow us to
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let the public back. >> forecasters have good news, a storm system moving into the area could bring rain to northern california later on in the week. world news sunday we'll have the latest on the wildfires coming up at 6:30 right after action news. much more to come on action news, philadelphia's annual aids walk took place raising lots of money for a great cause, we'll tell you the grand total >> jimmy kim me returns to brooklyn this week, we're there with a preview >> joel embiid missed practice today, is it cause for concern? jeff skversky has the answer when action news comes right back.
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is 10 thousand people participated. the money will be used to support the nearly 30,000 people living with hiv disease in the greater philadelphia region.
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the event also aims to increase awareness and fight stigmas. the action cam was at the catholic basilica of st.'s peter and paul where archbishop chaput concentrated. 100 years ago on october 13th, 1917, mary, the mother of jesus appeared for the sixth and last time. the three shepherd children in fat ma porch cal >> an elementary school in delaware county celebrated a landmark. action news in darbying a the victoria mary school held mass for its 100th anniversary. the school is planning other events to celebrate including a class reunion coming up next month. all the parents know the emotional and financial struggles that come with infertility. these families receive help from a nonprofit group the baby craft
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foundation, today in center city, parents with their children shared stories of hope and trialth. they encouraged each other to get involved with the work. leave it to the venture aquarium to find way to combine sharks and yoga. this class in camden did just that. imagine finding your z en surrounded by 550,000 gallons of shark exhibits around you, hour long class was held by an aquarium animal biologist who's also a certified yoga administrator. guests were able to stay to tour the aquarium >> jimmy kimmel is bringing his show from los angeles to brooklyn, alicia vitarelli caught up with him and tells us what's in store. >> reporter: jimmy kimmel is back in brooklyn his birth place, crews are getting the theater ready to welcome some of the biggest names here in the empire state, anyone from billy joel to tony bennett to howard stern, even kimmel's icon david letterman all expected to make
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appearances this week. >> i have stories to tell about something that happened last week. >> reporter: we all know that kimmel has been getting a little serious lately using his platform to take on big issues affecting our country, everything from healthcare to gun control to the oval office. he didn't expect it to get so emotional. >> no parent should ever have to decide if they can afford to save their child's life. >> tears wasn't planning on, although i have trouble keeping them in. so that was. >> reporter: we like that >> that's what they say but i don't believe it. you never saw the marlboro man cry. >> reporter: we cry with you. it's -- it's a real moment >> do you have any idea how embarrassing it is? you would find it funnier. >> reporter: he said you can expect big laughs this week and as he calls them happy tears. jimmy's full week of live shows in brooklyn kicks off tomorrow on 6 abc and you can hear more of my interview with jimmy coming up tomorrow on action
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atop of the nfc in first place, who saw this coming six weeks into the season to be the best team in the conference? it's a rare sunday off for your eagles and with their feet up on the couch today, watching football, the eagles love what they see from the rest of the nfc. teams on their tail, the five and one eagles are by themselves atop the entire conference today. greenbay with a shot to five and one and tie the eagles, but aaron rogers goes down in minnesota breaks his collar bone drilled to the ground. the packer says rogers could
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miss the rest of the season. his replacement brett hunglily started to salvage the game in the fourth, picked off, what a catch, harrison smith one handed, one of three interceptions by huntly today, greenbay loses 23-10. falcons lose as well. the eagles again in sole possession of first place next monday night, washington taking on within less san francisco three and change cousins extends his lead. and the redskins holds on to win in the five seconds they hang on with a 26-24 w, they're three and two and are coming up to philadelphia next monday night. eagles in first place in the division in the conference, also the only ones undefeated within the nfc against conference teams with ten games to go, only four
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against teams with a winning record, that could be a recipe for winning for the eagles. they've had fast starts in the past. 2014, had one last year and they missed the playoffs. each of those times, the birds say this time it is different. they believe they can maintain the fast start the rest of the way. why? the eagles say they're a hungry bunch >> after six games you don't celebrate a successful season, anybody, you know, would be happy with just winning six games or five games. i don't think, you know, i don't think anybody is happy with that. that's not our goal. >> more on the eagles tonight on action news sports sunday coming up at 11:35. join ducis rogers and myself tonight for more on the birds. sixers now no jo jo today. that is right, big man joel embiid misses practice to rehab his left knee. also because of a sprained left
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ankle. coach brett brown says embiid is expected to play in the opener wednesday in washington.>> wow, brackets as they get ready for washington wizards and the opener wednesday, mash kel fultz, by the way is not expected to start that game but come off the bench because he's been limited with shoulder and knee issues and brown reminds his young players and fulton and ben simmonds, the intensity will pick up come wednesday in the regular season. >> i think the pace, the ball sharing making shots has qualified a pretty potent offense lately but as we all know, the regular season and preseason is night and day. it's not even close. >> cannot wait for the sixers
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season to start on the road and in their home for the home opener coming up friday. one film, five athletes got new documentaries making its philadelphia debut next week and it's a home coming for a local film maker. >> some kids have to do something because they want to go to the olympics and i didn't know too much about that because i was not too much exposure on tv about the olympics. >> practice dis mount beautiful. >> winning tells the story of several athletes made a remarkable impact on their sports, the sports world and world around them. the film tells stories of how they achieved greatness and the people who helped them along the way. winning was directed and produced by jaclyn joseph, a lower merion native. winning will be screened wednesday october 18th at 7:00 at the bryn mawr institute. it includes a q and a session. of tickets are available now. this is just one local story, we're proud to tell you
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can see more on what makes action news philly proud online head to a work week forecast when action news comes back >> melissa magee with your exclusive accu weather seven-day. action news returns in a moment. at longhorn, step into wood. stone. steak. don't prepare a meal for yourself. prepare yourself for a meal. feast on one of longhorn's steakhouse cuts. 12 oz new york strip, center-cut flo's filet,
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a 15-year-old girl shot shortly after 5:00 along the 1600 block near a playground, she was rushed to the hospital for treatment of a leg wound, no further details have been
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released about this case at this time. turning now to the accu-weather forecast, it's going to feel more seasonal this week. >> definitely. more sunshine returning and tomorrow, a bit of a cool start with temperatures starting out in the 50's across the region. we'll show you what's going on. action cam outside earlier. at eakins oval for the 31st annual aids walk. you can see a lot of folks gathering and look up at the sky. of we had a fair amount of cloud cover overhead. looking at the center city skyline and you notice if you look closely the clouds finally starting to break apart but we certainly did have enough cloud cover overhead today to get our temperatures below where we're anticipating them to be. here's storm tracker 6 double scan radar. it's dry, quiet, we're not tracking precipitation right now but there's a cold front off to the north and west, that swings through during the overnight hours and then behind that much cooler air arrives for monday. 71 degrees outside in philadelphia. 70 in reading, 69 in allentown at the coast in cape may, 71 in
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dover, coming in in the lower 70's. the wind direction was also very key do i today. south westerly wind sustained in the city ten miles per hour, 14 miles per hour in reading, overnight into monday, the winds will shift and come out of the northwestly direction and that will provide us with cooler air, here's satellite 6 along with action news radar. clouds starting to thin out across the delaware and lehigh valleys look off to the west and we're tracking a cold front approaching from the eastern great lakes and the ohio valley. this works its way later on tonight and during the overnight hours with a couple of showers the way. for the rest of tonight it's mostly cloudy, we're tracking that precipitation during the overnight hours. otherwise we'll drop down to 52. lancaster 53 and allentown 60 and philadelphia 61 and millville 60 in cape may. here's future tracker 6. timing out the precipitation. we got the south westerly wind this fronts moves through by 11:00. couple showers there in the
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poconos down through lancaster. approaches the i95 corridor during the overnight hours. and watch what happens as you get into early tomorrow morning. 10:30, the winds come out of the northwesterly direction so that will provide us with cooler air. in fact, this ridge of high pressure takes over with a blast of fall finally on the way with temperatures in the first half of the week in the 60's. the call from accu weather, sunshine by the afternoon. it will be a cooler day. high temperature at 64. 62 for reading and lancaster-64 in dover. and the high temperature at the coast in the boardwalk tomorrow coming in at 65. more changes up ahead. overnight monday into tuesday, a frost advisory already issued for the poconos. patchy frost is likely in some locations. and temperatures early tuesday morning for the north and west could only be in the 30's. the exclusive seven-day forecast showing you sun tomorrow then it will be a cooler day, high temperature at 64. patchy frost even in the pine
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barrens of new jersey, then fall feeling on the tuesday, warmer wednesday, nice with a high up to 71, thursday, sunshine and clouds and at 75 for the high. on friday, the dry stretch continues, that's 76. high pressure takes over by saturday. lots of sunshine, 78. it's warm for october on sunday with a high coming up at 80. guys? . >> thank you, melissa, you can keep up with changes on your phone or tablet. real type of views from storm tracker 6, it's a free download. of. thousands walk for an end to breast cancer today. the make strides walk at citizens bank park. our own rick williams was there among the walkers, looking good. of there were many teams among those raising awareness and fun for the american cancer society. the money will be used for research and patient support programs. finally tonight, dogs from across the delaware valley got all dressed up for the very important place to go.
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it was the fourth annual fund raise to go dog walk held here at wilson farm park in wayne delaware county. nine regional nonprofits will benefit from this event. some dogs showed up performing tricks and navigating and any jillty course, it's the kickoff to national dog show month in philadelphia. world news sunday is next on channel 6. don't miss action news at 10:00 on phl. and for melissa magee, jeff skversky, walter perez and the entire action news team, i'm sarah bloomquist, we'll see you back here at 11:00.
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after 8 years of chris christie, is kim guadagno the change new jersey really needs? guadagno is christie's hand-picked successor. says she's "proud to be part of the christie administration." guadagno was chris christie's right hand as our schools came under attack, critical services were underfunded, and our credit rating was downgraded...11 times. from the bridge to the beach, we've seen it all, and we've had enough. kim guadagno isn't the change we need.
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tonight on "world news," this just in. colin kaepernick strikes back. the quarterback taking legal action against the nfl. is he the victim of collusion after his decision to take a knee during the national anthem? time to strike. a critical moment in the desperate race to contain 15 large wildfires. can crews finally gain the upper hand in the deadliest wildfire outbreak california has ever seen? breaking news. armed and dangerous. the urgent manhunt after two inmates escape a missouri jail, one of them, an accused murderer. season of war. the president's former chief strategist vowing to take on gop leaders if they get in trump's way. and what the secretary of state said today when asked if he called the preside a


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